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“Harry Potter & transformer ride” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Universal's Islands of Adventure

Universal's Islands of Adventure
6000 Universal Blvd., Orlando, FL 32819 (Florida Center)
407-363-8000
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Ranked #3 of 85 Attractions in Orlando
Type: Amusement/ Theme Parks, Amusement Parks
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Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: Universal's Islands of Adventure features some of the most innovative rides and attractions ever made on seven spectacularly themed islands: The Wizarding World of Harry Potter, Marvel Super Hero Island, Toon Lagoon, Jurassic Park, The Lost Continent, Seuss Landing and Port of Entry.
Useful Information: Activities for older children, Activities for young children, Wheelchair access, Bathroom facilities, Lockers / storage, Stroller parking
Grovetown, Georgia
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“Harry Potter & transformer ride”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2013

Loved the Harry Potter ride - but if you have a queazy stomach - you may want to skip it. The line for transformers was 3 hrs long but if you have the 'express' pass it only took 25 minutes. They both were good but the objects 'flying' past you may make you dizzy (not me at 61...but my 38 yr old son got sick! Yea for Grandmas!)

Visited July 2013
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“Great variety”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2013

This park has something for everyone. Love the different themes and variety of rides and attractions. The Wizarding World is always a highlight for us. Be sure to ride Forbidden Journey first as there is no Express Pass available and it's amazing!!!! Breakfast at Three Broomsticks was excellent. Try to get in early and enjoy WW -- it's a small area with lots of pinch points and by lunchtime it's jammed. Other highlights included Jurassic Park and dining at Mythos this time -- very good choice. As our daughter grows up we enjoy Universal Resort as much (maybe more than) as Walt Disney World.

Visited July 2013
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St. Fillans, United Kingdom
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“Enjoyed our day”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2013

Return visit for us, and park seemed a little tired compared to a few years ago, roller coasters and rides were good, Harry Potter world was amazing to look at but couldn't get near anything as it was teaming with groups of school kids, didn't even bother with castle as queue time was 2 hours and after purchasing the fast passes discovered it was not included. Dragon ride had broken down but they did crank it up again whilst we were there.

Be early, buy the fast pass if you can afford it, food okay but overpriced so have a good breakfast before you get there.

Visited July 2013
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PIKEVILLE
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“Nice Day”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2013

We enjoyed our trip. The weather cooperated and that helped. I was a little disappointed in how small the Wizarding World of Harry Potter was. I expected more rides, interactive activities in the park. All in all, it was a fun day though.

Visited July 2013
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Sarasota, Florida
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“Fun fun”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2013 via mobile

Funideal for making line with young children, if they have different ages do not have to miss the fun. in the line there is a change of parents to fine one goes up the other stays on the line but on the side with the child who can not upload do not lose the single line turning is ideal. the food. all-day is exellente eat what you want everything without paying more he is called deal meal

Visited August 2012
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